• Welcome New Board Member: Natalie Herndon

    Please welcome with us, Natalie Herndon, who is new to the Food for Thought Outreach Board of Directors for 2019!



      Natalie is a native Texan and a graduate of the University of North Texas and Texas A & M University Commerce with degrees in Education, followed by a career as a classroom teacher.  She currently works as a Retail Educator for lululemon in Grayton Beach after relocating to the area with her husband, Doug, in 2017.  Natalie has a long-held passion for volunteering including Junior League, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Food for Thought and is deeply committed to impacting the welfare and education of under-served children in our community.

    Posted by Katie Grace
  • Welcome, Lori Ward to the FFT Board of Directors!

    We are thankful to have Lori Ward join the Food For Thought board of directors!
    As a Board Certified Real Estate Attorney, her focus at Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon is on residential real estate transactions (although she’s done a bit a everything connected to real estate over her 20+ years in the area). Outside her 9-to-5 job, Lori is a serial volunteer and is a past president of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast, a founding Evergreen member of Impact 100 of Northwest Florida, current president of the Walton County Bar Association and serves on the Board of Directors for Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

    Lori is excited to serve on the FFT Board of Directors as she has watched the organization grow since 2010 when her oldest was in elementary school, volunteered regulartly with ESC, and she is passionate about the mission of FFT and where it will grow in the future!
    Posted by Katie Grace